The Shanhua Elementary School is a public elementary school in the Shanhua area, the school's main aim is to provide the National compulsory education.
The aim of the program is to provide an opportunity for the children in school to learn about different cultures of the world .
The project's main activity is to provide a formal education system for the student who are between 7-12 years old.
The volunteer is expected :
To act as a teaching assistant in English class.
To create the English environment in school for the students.
To share their culture.
To organize games, arts, music and other sports activities for children.
Work schedule: 35 hours a week - 8:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 16:00
Volunteer requirements / Skills
The volunteer should:
Demonstarte responsibility, initiative and creativity
Be interested in working with youth
Portray good behaviour (volunteer will be a model for the children)
It is good if the volunteer has English teaching experience and other teaching skil in sports, music and arts.
The ShanHua Elementary school is situated in ShanHua Dist., has around 50,000 inhabitants.
From the project to the nearest train station (ShanHua station) is 30 minutes by walk, 8 minutes by bus. From ShanHua train station to the nearest city, Tainan City train station will take around 20 minutes.
From Tainan city to Kaohsiung city is around 45km and 317km to Taipei City. The public transportation from Tainan city to Kaohsiung or Taipei city connection are good, you can easily take a bus, train or high speed rail to any city in Taiwan.
Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)
The volunteer will live with a host family for 3-4 months meaning that s/he will have more than one hosting family depending on the time they volunteer for.
It is recommended for the volunteer to use their travel month during summer/winter vacation.
The volunteer can join the Mandarin class in the school to learn Chinese.